Microsoft Luxembourg Sarl, one of four Microsoft subsidiaries in the Duchy, is in turn a subsidiary of an Irish Microsoft company that has a €15 billion turnover. The Irish company received royalty payments of €368 million from the Luxembourg operation in its most recent financial year. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The European Commission’s inquiry into Luxembourg’s tax treatment of Microsoft looks set to involve some of the company’s key Irish operations, com(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. Ibec says he needs to start planning for growth. Photograph: Eric Luke

The mood music surrounding the needs of the Irish economy has changed significantly in the past year as the work of the Central Statisics Office has s(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy: “We have an opportunity to put fresh momentum behind Ireland’s recovery. Now is the time to draw a line under the period of painful austerity.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government does not need spending cuts or tax hikes to reach next year’s budget deficit target, according to business and employers’ group, Ibec.H(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: said that on its own the change in the CSO estimate for GDP size would mean this year’s budget deficit would be closer to 4.5 per cent of GDP, compared to the target of 4.8 per cent

Pressure on the Government to find new budget cuts for next year eased substantially yesterday with the release of encouraging economic data for the s(...)

Celia Larkin was a shareholder in Cads

Incorporated in 2004, Captive Audience Display Solutions plc (Cads), 70 Ballybough Road, Dublin 3, listed on the Plus exchange in 2008. It delivered n(...)

US Oil & Gas plc is a Dublin-based company with an interest in oil exploration in Hot Creek Valley, Nevada, in the US. Incorporated in June 2009, (...)

IMC Exploration Group has metal and gold exploration licences in counties Wexford and Wicklow

IMC Exploration Group plc, 70 Ballybough Road, Dublin 3, was incorporated in June 2011 and its shares began trading on the Plus market in October of t(...)

 70 Ballybough Road, Dublin, with an election poster of Nial Ring on the wall, is the registered address of two plcs. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin businessman Nial Ring has said he made a “reasonable profit” from trading in the shares of three publicly quoted companies that have racked up (...)

On April 29th, 2010, Dublin-based Teknomining plc, announced its admission to the Plus market in London and that trading in its 40 million issued shar(...)

Ships in Dublin Port being loaded with goods for export. Net exports contributed €541 million in volume terms on a seasonally adjusted basis during the first quarter. Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

The public finances look likely to substantially overshoot the Government’s deficit target for this year following the release of new positive data(...)